Vol. 64 - No. 28 August 13, 2010
Five 2010 Brookhaven Award Winners
BNL’s Brookhaven Awards for 2010 were presented
at the annual Employee Recognition Award
Ceremony held in Berkner Hall on Friday, June 18.
The awards, consisting of a plaque and $10,000
each, are given to recognize key contributors
in support functions whose performance and
achievements represent outstanding service to the
Laboratory, and are the highest accolades given by
Brookhaven to its employees.
Congratulations to this year’s winners: Kathleen McIntyre
Andrew Ackerman, Kathleen McIntyre,
Sue Perino, Thomas Schlagel, and
Sue Perino Avril Woodhead
Andrew Ackerman of the Kathleen McIntyre of the Non- Sue Perino, BNL’s Business Tom Schlagel has played a Avril Woodhead, Senior Edi-
National Synchrotron Light proliferation & National Security Operations Manager for the crucial role at the Lab since he tor for BNL publications for 20
Source (NSLS) is recognized for Department is currently Contrac- Facilities & Operations Director- became Manager of the Infor- years in the Information Ser-
his valuable contributions to tor Response Coordinator for the ate and the Procurement and mation Technology Division vices Division, was recognized
the management of environ- Region 1 Radiological Assistance Property Management Division (ITD), in 2003. He is recognized for her invaluable support for
ment, safety and health (ESH) Program (RAP). RAP is part of since 2002, is a Certified Public for his outstanding leadership BNL’s science community, which
issues throughout a 20-year DOE’s National Nuclear Security Accountant with an MBA in To- in making ITD a strong team “cannot be overstated.” She
tenure at BNL, and most nota- Administration’s First Responder tal Quality Management. She has that cooperates as a partner edits articles for peer-reviewed
bly for his support to the NSLS Program, which provides trained made outstanding contributions with different BNL communi- journals, grant applications,
User Science Program. He has personnel and equipment to de- in key financial and manage- ties, especially the scientific project proposals, and reports.
led the department’s efforts to- tect, respond to, and assist in the ment positions since she joined community, and in establish- In addition to her Doctorate
wards recognition, evaluation, mitigation of actual or perceived the Lab in 1991 as the Plant ing BNL as a leader in cyber of Science, her distinguished sci-
and control of the risks pre- radiological and nuclear hazards Engineering Administrator. security. entific background includes 90
sented by experimentation at and risks. In 1994 she became the An example highlighting his publications, with one in Nature,
the NSLS to enable scientific in- McIntyre assumed the full-time Deputy Fiscal Officer with over- impact was his performance on fish physiology and migra-
vestigation and has developed role of contractor operations man- sight for the Payroll, General when BNL was under signifi- tion; comparative aging; and,
exceptional ESH review and ager in 2000. She was recognized Accounting and Accounts Pay- cant pressure for escalating cy- with Richard Setlow, on mela-
user training programs, making for her outstandingly skillful man- able groups during significant ber-security concerns and the noma, which drew The New York
the NSLS program a model for agement of the regional resources periods of change including cyber-relationship between Times to comment on their work
Integrated Safety Management of numerous event-driven mis- PeopleSoft HR and Financial DOE and BNL was poor. Not as among the first to show that
at the Lab. sions. These included, most recent- and Labor Cost Distribution only was Tom’s technical abil- sunscreens should shield against
Ackerman is regarded as an ly, the 2009 Presidential Inaugura- System implementations. ity important in addressing the ultraviolet A as well as UV-B light.
ESH expert both within BNL… tion, and the 2009 G-20 Summit… She is recognized for her… situation, but also, his ability… She also has edited 17 books on…
See Ackerman on p.3 See McIntyre on p.3 See Perino on p.3 See Schlagel on p.3 See Woodhead on p.3
460th Brookhaven Lecture, 8/18
With radiation constantly oc- land security. He will then arrived at BNL as the Associate
curring from natural sources discuss how new materials and Laboratory Director for Energy,
all around us — from food, better ways to analyze them Environment & National Secu-
building materials, and rays here at the National Synchro- rity. In 2008, he stepped down
from the sun, to name a few tron Light Source (NSLS) and from that position to pursue his
— detecting radiotracers for the future NSLS-II will lead to a research full-time.
medical procedures and other new class of radiation detectors James was named Discover
radiation to keep people safe is that will provide unprecedented magazine’s “Innovator of the
not easy. In order to make bet- advances in medical and in- Year” in 1997 and won R&D
ter use of radiation to diagnose dustrial imaging, basic science, Magazine’s R&D100 Award in
or treat certain health condi- and the nonproliferation of 1998, 2000, 2001, 2005 and
tions, or to track radiological nuclear materials. 2009. James is also a Fellow of
materials being transported, James earned a master’s de- the American Physical Society,
stored, and used, the quest is gree in physics from the Geor- International Society for Optical
on to develop improved radia- gia Institute of Technology in Engineering, Institute of Electri-
tion detectors. 1977, and a master’s degree and cal and Electronic Engineers,
On Wednesday, August 18, Ralph James Ph.D. in applied physics from Optical Society of America, and
join Ralph James of the Lab’s the California Institute of Tech- American Association for the
Nonproliferation & National All are invited to attend this free and older must carry a photo ID. nology in 1978 and 1980 re- Advancement of Science.
Security Department for the talk, which is open to the public During his talk, James will spectively. He held positions at To join James for dinner after
460th Brookhaven Lecture, titled and will be held in Berkner Hall give a brief introduction on Oak Ridge National Laboratory the talk at an off-site restaurant,
“Wide Band-Gap Semiconductor at 4 p.m. Refreshments will be radiation detection and explain from 1981 until 1984 and San- contact Barbara Roland, Ext.
Radiation Detectors: Science Fic- offered before and after the lec- how it is used in applications dia National Laboratories from 5656, email@example.com.
tion, Horror Story or Headlines.” ture. Visitors to the Lab ages 16 ranging from medical to home- 1984 until 2000. In 2001, he — Joe Gettler
The Bulletin August 13, 2010
In Memoriam: Alessandro G. Ruggiero
Alessandro Ruggiero, Senior theory group, he studied issues of the Nuclear Waste Transmuta-
• The BERA Store in Berkner Hall is open week-
Physicist in the Collider-Acceler- beam intensity effects in accelera- tion facility in conjunction with
days from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more informa-
tion on BERA events, contact Andrea Dehler, ator Department (C-AD), died on tors and storage rings in general Lawrence Livermore National
Ext. 3347, or Christine Carter, Ext. 2873. June 26, 2010, at the age of 70, terms but also to solve identified Laboratory. He conceived and
• Additional information for Hospitality may be
after a long battle with cancer. problems. A typical example was promoted a Circular RF Quadru-
found at www.bnl.gov/hospitality/calendar.asp.
• Most events below are organized through The following obituary was the identification of Booster in- pole as an alternative to a ring
the Quality of Life/BERA/Recreation Office, written by Harald Hahn of C-AD, tensity limitations caused by the of conventional magnets in col-
Bldg. 400, http://www.bnl.gov/bera/
with input from Thomas Roser, laminations of the unshielded laboration with the Accelerator
C-AD Chair, and scientists Vittorio magnets. At that time, the merit Physics Group at the Università
— RegulARly — Vaccaro and Claudio Pelligrini. of new projects for Fermilab was di Napoli, Italy. He participated
Weekdays: Free English for Speakers Alessandro’s story is one of under study, with Sandro al- in the study of a non-scaling
Of Other Languages Classes searching for new ideas and im- ways an imaginative participant Fixed Field Alternating Gradient
Beginner, Intermed., Adv. classes, various
times. All welcome. Learn English, make
provements to particle accelera- challenging the proposal and accelerator as a proton driver for
friends. See http://www.bnl.gov/esol/schedule. tors, which forced him to move providing alternate or new ideas. isotope production, the muon
asp for schedule. Jen Lynch, Ext. 4894 to many locations on the globe. He worked on the proposal for collider, or a neutrino factory.
Mondays & Thursdays: Kickboxing Sandro, as he was known by POPAE, a 400 GeV proton on He studied and produced pa-
$5 per class. Noon–1 p.m. in the gym. Pay as his friends and colleagues, was proton and electron collider as pers on the formation of crystal
you go. Ext. 2873.
born in Rome, Italy. He studied a challenge to BNL’s ISABELLE. beams. Although mostly drawn
Mon., Tues., Thurs., & Fri.: Tai Chi at the Institute of Physics of the Ruggiero is also credited to have 1975 workshop. He maintained to new concepts and proposals,
Noon–1 p.m., B’haven Cntr N. Rm. Adam University of Rome. In 1964 he made major contributions to the this connection with BNL for a Sandro was equally active in the
Rusek, Ext. 5830, firstname.lastname@example.org.
was granted his Doctorate in concept and design of the two few months in 1977 and 1979, measurements and performance
Tues.: Hospitality Welcome Coffee Physics, based on work done at ring p-bar source for the Tevatron, nominally as a research collabo- of the RHIC beam and the inter-
Will resume in September.
the Electron-Synchrotron at the especially the stochastic cooling rator at the National Synchrotron pretation of instabilities and its
Tuesdays: Zumba Laboratory Nazionali di Frascati. method in the Accumulator and Light Source. At the termination performance limitations.
Will resume in September. of ISABELLE, when the future
He stayed as professor of science the design of the Debuncher. It is Alessandro Ruggiero was an
Tuesdays: Knitting Class and mathematics at a secondary fair to say that there was no con- direction for BNL as an accelera- eminent accelerator physicist,
2–4 p.m. Berkner Hall lobby until Sept. All lev-
school in Rome whilst at the sideration for a new accelerator tor laboratory was discussed, he internationally known and wide-
els of skill. Free. Call Ext. 5090 to confirm.
same time working on com- project to which Sandro was not was invited by the Laboratory ly respected by his peers. He was
Tuesdays: Toastmasters puters for the Italian Military invited as a senior contributor. Director to explore the options an adjunct professor of physics
Two monthly meetings: 1st & 3rd Tuesdays,
5:30 p.m., Bldg. 463, Rm 160. Guests and Navy. His first move took him in He spent the summer of 1976 as a for a heavy ion collider. This he at the University of Wisconsin in
visitors welcome. http://www.bnl.gov/bera/ 1966 on a two-year fellowship guest of DESY in Hamburg, where did during one year in 1983/84 Madison and taught accelerator
to CERN in Geneva to work on the 20 GeV electron-positron while retaining his affiliation physics to young students at the
Tue., Wed., & Thurs.: Rec Hall Activities the CESAR (CERN Electron Stor- collider PETRA was being built. with Fermilab. Sandro was then US Particle Accelerator School.
5:30–9:30 p.m. General activities, TV, ping age Accelerator Ring) and the In 1977 he came for the first time lured to BNL by the possibility of He had more than 200 publica-
pong, chess, games, socializing. Christine
Carter, Ext. 5090. ISR (Intersecting Storage Ring). to Brookhaven as a research col- influencing the design and con- tions to his credit, organized
Along with A. Sessler and V. Vac- laborator working on a study for struction of the proposed Relativ- accelerator conferences, and was
Tuesday & Thursday: Aqua Aerobics istic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC),
5:30–6:30 p.m., Pool. Will resume in Septem-
caro he developed a systematic heavy ion fusion. the editor of several workshop
ber. Ext. 2873. description of collective beam In 1985, Ruggiero accepted which he was able to do as Head proceedings. He was a member
instabilities in terms of stability a job offer as Senior Physicist at of the Accelerator Physics group. of many review committees for
Wednesdays: On-Site Play Group
10 a.m.–noon. Apartment area play- charts and coupling impedances, the Argonne National Labora- He applied his expertise of beam DOE and foreign projects. His
ground for summer. Infant/toddler which had a lasting influence on tory. He was attracted by the dynamics and instabilities to the outstanding contributions to
drop-in event. Parents meet while chil-
dren play. Ext. 2873. See http://www. the development of accelerator proposal to build the Argonne various components of RHIC, physics were recognized by being
meetup.com/BNL-Playgroup/ theory. The time at CERN stimu- Wakefield Accelerator Facility from the Tandem to Booster, the elected to APS Fellowship with
Wednesdays: Yoga lated his interest in all aspects project. Sandro developed the Alternating Gradient Synchro- the citation: “For contributions
Noon–1 p.m., B’haven Center. Free. Ila Camp- of accelerator physics, a field he concept of the WAKEATRON, tron, and the collider itself, re- to accelerator theory, including
bell, Ext. 2206, email@example.com. sulting in a stable high intensity
never left. With a recommenda- by which proton beams excite a instabilities and nonlinear dy-
1st Wednesday of month: LabVIEW tion by Sessler, Sandro gained RF structure in which electrons machine. Sandro organized the namics, to accelerator complex
1:30–3 p.m., Bldg. 515, 2nd fl. Seminar Rm. an appointment at the National are accelerated to much higher 1988 Workshop on RHIC perfor- designs notably the Antiproton
Free technical assistance from LabVIEW
consultants. Ext. 5304, or Terry Stratoudakis, Accelerator Laboratory, now energies. At the same time, he mance in which many aspects Source and the Relativistic Heavy
(347) 228-7379. known as Fermilab. He started successfully led an inter-labora- of the design were discussed and Ion Collider, and to accelerator
Thursdays: BNL Cycletrons Club there in 1970, after a stint back tory group to improve the per- solutions found. architecture investigations of
5 p.m., Brookhaven Center. First Thurs. of at Frascati and at the Kernforsc- formance of the ALADDIN, the Sandro was always driven by Spallation Neutron Sources.”
month. Tim Devine, Ext. 2350. hungszentrum in Karlsruhe, Ger- 1 GeV synchrotron radiation the search for challenges and With his death, the accelerator
Thursdays: Reiki Healing Class many, to design a ~GeV proton facility in Wisconsin. their implementation at new community lost a true innovator
Noon–1 p.m., Call for location. Nicole Bern- synchrotron, while waiting for In 1987, Sandro came to BNL projects. Thus he participated in and a lively personality. He will
holc, Ext. 2027.
a visa. The USA became his new as a senior physicist with tenure, the study and design of the BNL- be missed by his friends and col-
Fridays: Family Swim Night home country and he received the position he held until his designed Accumulator ring for leagues, at BNL and worldwide.
5–8 p.m. BNL Pool. $5 per family. Ext. 2873. the Spallation Neutron Source at
citizenship in 1980. death. He had shown previous A resident of East Moriches,
Fridays: Family Gym Night The period from 1970 to 1984 interest in ISABELLE, the precur- Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Alessandro Ruggiero is survived
5–8 p.m. Family gym activities. Free. Ext. 2873. at Fermilab established Sandro as sor to the Relativistic Heavy Ion He became involved in proton by his wife Amalia (Liucci) Rug-
a first class theoretical accelera- Collider (RHIC), by providing radiography for the DOE Stock- giero, children Sara and Filippo,
tor physicist. As a member of the the beam stability analysis at a pile Stewardship program and and grandchildren.
IfHurtontheJob,ReportitRightAway Stony Brook University Student Wins
By Joe Falco, MD, Manager of BNL’s Occupational Medical Clinic
If you are injured on the job, it is very important that you report the
2010 Gertrude Scharff-Goldhaber Prize
injury immediately to your supervisor, and as soon as possible to the Johanna Nelson, a Stony Brook
Occupational Medicine Clinic (OMC) — the same day, or the next Lab- University (SBU) graduate stu-
oratory business day, if the injury occurs after hours or on a weekend. dent, has been awarded the
If the injury is serious, you (or your supervisor or coworker) should im- 2010 Gertrude Scharff-Gold-
mediately call Ext. 2222, 631-344-2222, or 911 for an ambulance. haber Prize, consisting of a
For less serious injuries occurring during regular work hours, your framed certificate and $1,000.
supervisor should accompany you to the OMC. After hours, you Currently funded by Brook-
should call Ext. 2222, 631-344-2222, or go to the Firehouse with your haven Science Associates, the
supervisor. company that manages Brook-
Early injury reporting is good for you, good for the Laboratory and haven National Laboratory
good for your coworkers. It is good for you because: for DOE, the award was estab-
• OMC can provide you with immediate evaluation, care, referral, lished in 1992 by Brookhaven
and prescribe limitations of work activities (if needed). Women in Science (BWIS), a
• It avoids any later questions or misunderstandings about lost time: nonprofit organization that
If you fail to report as required, any resulting missed work may be supports and encourages
considered unauthorized leave and ineligible for sick leave. the advancement of women
• It avoids problems about insurance coverage: OMC works with in science. With the goldhaber Award winner Johanna Nelson (second from left), are
the Lab’s workers compensation insurance carrier to assure cover- The award recognizes sub- (from left) her advisor, Chris Jacobsen, Argonne National laboratory and
age of legitimate medical expenses for treatment of occupational stantial promise and accom- Northwestern university; Anne Sickles, a former goldhaber Award win-
injuries and partial coverage of lost wages if the employee is losing plishment by women graduate ner who is currently an assistant scientist at Brookhaven lab’s Physics
Department; and linda Bowerman, Brookhaven Women in Science.
time and is out of sick time. students in physics who are
Early reporting is good for the Laboratory because the U.S. Depart- performing their thesis research also was a founding member cells, such as yeast cells, on the
ment of Energy requires that all occupational injuries are promptly at Brookhaven Lab, or who are of BWIS. nano-scale using an imaging
recorded, reported and investigated, and it is good for your co-work- enrolled at Stony Brook Univer- Nelson earned a B.S. in technique called x-ray diffrac-
ers because prompt reporting may prevent similar injuries. After sity. It commemorates the out- physics and mathematics from tion microscopy at Lawrence
an injury is reported, your management and Safety & Health Ser- standing contributions of the Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Berkeley National Laboratory’s
vices immediately start an investigation that may reveal an unsafe late nuclear physicist Gertrude Pennsylvania, in 2005, and she Advanced Light Source. Nelson
condition that can be fixed and so eliminate the risk of further injury Scharff-Goldhaber. In 1950, expects to earn a Ph.D. in phys- will continue in this field of ba-
to others. she became the first woman ics from SBU in August of this sic research with a postdoctoral
So don’t hesitate to report an occupational injury, even one that Ph.D. physicist appointed to year. Her research involves view- position at Stanford University.
seems minor. the Brookhaven Lab staff. She ing the sub-cellular structure of — Diane Greenberg
The Bulletin August 13, 2010
Ackerman from p.1
…and amongst the DOE Calendar
complex, evidenced by such
—WeeK oF 8/16 —
responsibilities as leading the
corrective action committee in Wednesday, 8/18
response to the February 2009 *Small Business ‘green’ Show
modulator fire at the Accelera- 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Berkner Hall
tor Test Facility, providing guid- lobby. Small businesses and
ance on facility management their organizations will present
information on their services.
changes related to the Lab’s All are welcome. See below.
Blueprint, and serving on ac-
*460th Brookhaven lecture
celerator readiness review and
4 p.m. Berkner Hall. Ralph James,
scientific advisory committees Nonproliferation & National
for other DOE facilities. — L.S. Security Department, will give a
Brookhaven Lecture on “Wide
McIntyre from p.1 Band-Gap Semiconductor Radia-
…where she was designated by tion Detectors: Science Fiction,
the US Secret Service Technical Horror Story, or Headlines.” All
are welcome to this free public
Support Division to be the lead lecture. Visitors of 16 and older
radiological planner and coor- must carry a photo ID. See p.1.
dinator for the RAP, local and
state first responder assets. Friday, 8/20
McIntyre’s exceptional con- *employee lunchtime Tour
FeW conference attendees from BNl with the pile of 335 booms they made to help clean up the oil in the gulf.
tributions have expanded the Noon. Berkner Hall upper lobby.
RAP mission; increased the Meet with a group to be taken
on a tour of the PHENIX detec-
number of requests to plan, tor at RHIC. Return by 1 p.m. No
conduct and participate in reservations. See notice below.
This year, the annual meeting for the Brookhaven employees Over the course of two other partner agencies’ regional
of Federally Employed Women attending the FEW conference: hours, these Brookhaven and national training sessions —WeeK oF 8/23 —
(FEW), an organization that Theresa Cutrone, Karen Luc- women, along with several and exercises from outside
works to advance the careers adamo, Maggio, Sarah Mahler, husbands and a friend, made agencies; and led to higher vis-
of women in government, got Denise Miesell, Francine Mil- 335 booms, more than any ibility and sponsor accolades IBeW Meeting
for BNL. — L.S. 6 p.m. Centereach Knights of
a little hairy. itscher, Jacqueline Mooney, other volunteer group had Columbus Hall, 41 Horseblock
Participants gathered in Kathleen Ratto, Linda Satalino, accomplished in a single ses- Perino from p.1 Rd., Centereach. A meeting for
New Orleans July 12 – 16 for Jasmin Scott, and Lisa Willi. sion. …ability to implement pro- shift workers will be held at
FEW’s 40th National Training Maggio coordinated trans- “It was fun — a little gross, 3 p.m. in the union office. The
cesses for projection modeling, agenda includes regular busi-
Program. This annual meet- portation for the BNL women but fun,” Maggio said. analysis and reporting of finan- ness, committee reports, and
ing, attended by selected BNL to a warehouse that normally Those who found touch- cial performance that allows the president’s report.
employees, provides women recycles Mardi Gras beads. In ing the hair distasteful helped senior management to make
with the benefits of a variety of the wake of the oil spill crisis, carry other materials like com- optimum use of their resources. — WeeK oF 8/30 —
events and training courses, as the volunteer organization pleted booms. She also serves on numerous Thursday, 9/2
well as the opportunity to net- Matter of Trust began using “Everybody did what they Lab-level committees charged
work with other female federal this space to make booms. could do,” explained Maggio. BWIS Reception and Chasman
with implementing business
employees. Booms are devices used to Although another volun- Scholarship Award
and HR-related changes and
But this year, the BNL soak up oil. Although BP has teer group exceeded their re- 5:15-7 p.m. Physics Depart-
improvements. — L.S. ment, Large Seminar Room,
women at FEW had another been using synthetic booms, cord the next day, this hardly Bldg. 510. Brookhaven Women
Schlagel from p.1
opportunity — volunteering to Matter of Trust makes non- disappointed the BNL team. in Science invites the Lab com-
…to work with DOE and the munity to a summer reception
help the environment. synthetic ones by filling stock- After all, BNL’s performance
Lab population and his selec- and the presentation of the Re-
MaryAnn Maggio of BNL’s ings with materials, like hair, had served as an inspiration, nate W. Chasman Scholarship
tion of very capable staff was
Business Systems Division had that naturally collect oil. motivating the other group to for Women. All are welcome.
crucial. Most notably, in the Refreshments will be served.
been watching news of BP’s oil At this New Orleans ware- do more for the environment.
recent DOE audit, there were
spill. “You sit there and watch house, Matter of Trust relies The BNLers felt proud to
no major findings. Having ear- — WeeK oF 9/6 —
the television, and it’s heart- on volunteers to stuff hair and have represented the Labora-
lier been viewed as a poor per-
breaking,” said Maggio. fur — from humans, dogs, lla- tory, women, and New Yorkers Monday, 9/6
former in cyber security, BNL is
She decided to take ac- mas, and even alpacas — into in their effort.
now viewed as a model for the labor Day, lab Closed
tion. With funding from pantyhose, making natural “It’s about women being
rest of the complex. — L.S. No Bulletin on Friday, 9/10
BNL’s Community, Education, booms. The booms can then passionate and making a dif-
Government & Public Affairs be deployed in the Gulf, where ference,” said Maggio. “I think Woodhead from p.1
(CEGPA) Directorate, Maggio they sop up the excess oil from we made a good showing.” …various scientific topics. Her
set up a volunteer opportunity the spill. — Sophie Bushwick expert professional knowledge
greatly facilitates her identify-
Arrivals & Departures
ing opportunities for authors — Arrivals —
SmallBusiness‘Green’Showcase,8/18 Yuri Bezpalko ....................... C-AD
On Wednesday, August 18, stop by in Berkner Hall lobby to
BERA Trips to enhance the presentation of
their research for publication John Jenner .............................ITD
Ronald Loffredo ................NSLS-II
Purchase tickets at the BERA Store in prestigious journals, and her
see a unique bicycle cover of recycled material, and find out Daniel Maccagli ........... Maint/Fab
in Berkner Monday – Friday from contributions are highly valued
about a “solar traveler.” These two unusual items are part of Arturo Munoz .................... NLSL-II
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. by scientists, some of whom
the Small Business “Green” Showcase that the Lab is spon- William Safer ..................... CEGPA
US Open: Tue., 9/7. $65/ea. explicitly recognize her in the
soring from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., which will feature 18 small — Departures —
for admission, bus, parking, acknowledgements in their
businesses and small business organizations, all interested in Efstratios Efstathiadis... Comp. Sci.
tip. Leave BNL 8:30 a.m., leave published articles. — L.S.
helping the environment stay “green.” All are welcome. Joseph Tullo..................... En/Utils
Open 7:30 p.m. Note: This is a
regular BNL workday. Vending Machine Survey
Car-Wash Fundraiser by AdoptaPlatoon, 8/20 End of Summer Bash: Fri., To aid quality improvement, the Lab community is asked to com-
The Brookhaven Veterans Association’s AdoptaPlatoon team is 9/10. Bash at the Brookhaven plete an online survey for the BNL Vending program, which is
looking for volunteers to help raise funds to support troops in Af- Center, 6-11 p.m. $5/ea. managed by the New York State Commission for the Blind. https://
ghanistan. AdoptaPlatoon is hosting a car wash at the Firehouse on Cabela’s Shopping: Ham- intranet.bnl.gov/NoviSurvey/n/vending.aspx.
Friday, August 20, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with a raindate on Fri- burg, PA. Sat., 9/11. Leave BNL
day, August 27. They need help, so if you can spare an hour, please 7 a.m., leave Cabela’s, 4 p.m. EmployeeLunchtimeTour,RHIC’sPHENIXDetector,8/20
e-mail John McCaffrey at firstname.lastname@example.org. Lab folks are asked to $20/ea., 55 tickets only.
please support this function at the Firehouse on August 20 or 27. NYC “Do As You Please”
Trip: to San Gennaro Festival/
TIAA-CREFOne-on-OneRetirementCounseling Chinatown. Sat., 9/18. $15/ea.
A TIAA-CREF consultant will visit BNL on Wednesday, August 18; Leave BNL 10 a.m., leave festi-
Wednesday, August 25; and Tuesday, August 31 to answer employees’ val 6 p.m. 55 passengers only.
questions about their financial matters. For an appointment, please Bronx Zoo: Sat. 9/25. Leave
call 1-800-732-8353 or go online at http://www.tiaa-cref.org/bnl and BNL 9 a.m., leave zoo 5 p.m. All
select “set up a meeting.” seats are $23/ea.: includes bus,
Total Experience ticket, & “4-D
Theatre.” Age two and under, on
At the BNL swimming pool on Saturday mornings from September adult’s lap: free. 55 tickets only.
11 through October 23, swimming lessons will be offered for four- NASCAR Race: At Dover
year-old children of BNL families. Only four-year-olds may register Internat’l Speedway. Sun. 9/26.
(older children are accommodated by the summer swim program), Leave BNL at 5 a.m., leave
and they must be four by June 2010. Two half-hour classes, 9-9:30 Dover at 6 p.m. 40 tickets avail-
a.m. and 9:30-10 a.m., will be held on each Saturday. Children able, $110 per person. Seats are
The next employee lunchtime Tour will be on Friday, August 20, when all
should come dressed in their swimsuits and be ready a few minutes Section 217, Rows 27-29.
are invited to see and learn about PHeNIX, one of the two giant detectors
beforehand. The cost is $80 per child. To register, send your name Big E State Fair: Sat. 10/2 in that track particles at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider, where physicists
and life number; the name, age, and date of birth of your child; Springfield, MA. Leave BNL at 6 recreate conditions of the early universe to study the fundamental forces
your home phone and cell-phone number, email, and a check for a.m. and leave fair at 5:30 p.m. of matter, and also study protons and how they spin. Meet the group at
$80 made out to BERA, to Joanne Rula, Recreation Office, Bldg. 400, $25 per person, includes bus, noon in Berkner Hall upper lobby to be taken to PHeNIX, return to Berk-
by Friday, August 27. For more information, call Rula, Ext. 2873. ferry, and admission. ner by 1 p.m. No reservations are necessary.
98 NEWMAR KOUNTRY AIR – 0 mi. 40’, ful-
ly equiped, 1-slide-out. $55,000. 289-1834. Practice for New Volleyball Season Now!
Advertisements 97 NISSAN ALTIMA – 75K mi. a/c, a/t,
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brakes, inspected, $2,600 neg. 344-1097. meeting, which will take place on Wednesday, September 15, at noon in Berkner Hall, Room C.
Access many more current job openings on the 80 HARLEY DAVIDSON LOW RIDER League play will begin the week of October 4. It’s never too early to start rallying your teammates to-
World Wide Web at www.bnl.gov/HR/jobs/ and – 1340cc orig. $6,000. 979-7043.
gether for another fun season! You can even start practicing now by coming to open play on Monday
see also http://www.bnl.gov/HR/careers/ 76 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS SUPREME
– 130K mi. gd cond. $1,000. 744-5867.
and Wednesday evenings. For more information, contact Marie Van Buren, email@example.com.
To apply for a position, go to www.bnl.gov. Select
“Job Opportunities,” then “Search Job List.” Meet last season’s champions below:
LABORATORY RECRUITMENT – Oppor-
tunities for Laboratory employees only. 18’ ALLANTE 2000 CAMPION 535BR – w/115
HP Merc, only 35 hrs on boat & motor! incl
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (A-4) – Re- trailer, canvs, $6,900. 516-551-1736.
quires some form of secretarial or office
administration training, plus eight years 15’ MCKEE BROS HENRY O – Stable fish-
of experience (including two years at BNL ing craft, 75 hp merc, oil injected, new prop,
in a current or similar role). A bachelor’s trailer w/new winch. $3,200 neg. 905-8808.
degree in a business field with course- 12’ MAINSTREAM KINGFISH – sit on to kay-
work or training specifically related to the ak, incl pole holders/paddle/mntd compss/
position requirements may offset qualify- crate//kyk carrier $650.NEG. Ext. 3823.
ing experience, with the exception of the
two years’ experience at BNL in the cur- Furnishings & Appliances
rent or similar role. Demonstrated effec-
tive oral and written communication plus AIR CONDITIONING COMPRESSOR – for
solid organizational skills are required. cac, hardly used, works fine, $150/obo.
Strong interpersonal skills are also es- 878-9020 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
sential for the scope and frequency of BOOKCASES – white laminated 72”L x
internal and external interactions. Must 28”w x 11-1/2”d, $25.00; 29”L x 28”W x
possess high level of competence in 12”d, $20. Doris, 979-7043.
processing information using a personal
DAYBED & TRUNDLE – Twin Daybed &
computer and relevant software. Profi-
popup Trundle, blck nickel,w/mattresses, Open A Champs: Empire Open B Champs: Crouching
ciency with MicroSoft Office including
MS Word, Outlook, MS Office Publisher,
in gd shape, $195. Ext. 5294. The empire team won as this year’s conquerors over Digger, Shanking Dragon
PowerPoint, and Excel is required. Must DISHWASHER – Whirlpool, bisque color, runner up Veni, Vidi, Volley. Final game scores were
excel cond. asking $125.00. Ext. 5132. The Crouching Digger, Shanking Dragon team leapt to
possess comprehensive knowledge of 25-20, 25-27, 24-26, 25-23, 28-26 (3-2). Pictured are:
Lab practices, policies, and procedures. the lead over runner-up Dodging Bullets. Final game
ELECTRIC CLOTHES DRYER – GE, 4-5 (back) Ruimei Ma and Dan Mullaly; (front, from left)
Responsible for assisting the Director of yrs old, white, $100. James, 603-2350. scores: 19-25, 25-19, 25-21, 29-27 (3-1). Pictured are:
the RIKEN BNL Research Center (RBRC) greg Marr and Alain Domingo. Not pictured: Travis
(standing, from left) Cecilia Sanchez-Hanke, Marie Van
in the coordination and direction of all ELECTRIC STOVE – $250, excel cond, Shrey, Tom Hayes, and Kevin Smith.
chrome clothes rack/$20; filing unit/$20; Buren, and Christie Nelson; (seated, from left) Dario
functional administrative office practic-
es, policies, and procedures. Will regu- Nina, Ext. 5894, 475-1297. Arena and gene Van Buren. Not pictured are: Kensuke
larly exercise discretion and judgment FREEZER - upright, 16cf, not frost okada, Art Sedlacek, and Jennifer Arena.
and respond to complex issues. Interact free/$20; 63”x43” gd cond; queen head-
as liaison between RIKEN the Physics brd, dark oak, excel cond/$15. 375-7264.
Department and Lab. Responsibilities
include processing contracts that allo- KEURIG K-CUP COFFEE MAKER – $40.
cate funds for the Fellows of the RIKEN Angela, Ext. 7397 or email@example.com.
BNL Research Center. Will be expected KING SIZE MATTRESS+BOXSPRING –
to independently analyze information, Stearns & Foster, perfect cond, avail wk-
summarize findings, and resolve compli- end of Aug 14, ask/$200. Mei, Ext. 3397.
cated problems in areas such as contract
MR. COFFEE – red, $20. Ext. 3008 or
administration. Must exercise confidenti-
ality in matters relating to personnel and
budget. Arrange and process foreign and RECLINING ADJUSTABLE BED – King sz,
domestic travel for Director and guests. firm mattr., his/hers sep wired controllers
Additional responsibilities include initiat- adj. head & foot rests. $250 obo, Ext. 5806.
ing correspondence, organizing reviews SPHERE CHAIR – Room Essentials, like
and meetings, coordinating, planning new, opens/closes in secs, strg steel frm,
and setting priorities in assigned area. 36.8hx44.8wx37.75d,$20. firstname.lastname@example.org.
May supervise other staff. Physics De-
partment. Apply to Job ID # 15465. TAILGATE GRILL – Margaritaville,#NBMGLG
1000-Swing arm fits 2” hitch, 352 sq cookg
WATER SEWAGE OPERATION ENGI-
surfce. 20,000-Btu, $300. 516-660-0290.
NEER (LG-11) – Operates water and
sewerage systems, related facilities and WASHING MACHINE – GE, gd working Mixed 2 Champs: Bumpin’ Uglies
auxiliary equipment. Must obtain and cond, sold sep for $50 or w/drier, Maytag for The Bumpin’ uglies team won handsomely over run- Mixed 3 Champs: Cobbled Together
maintain appropriate licensing or certi- $100. Igor or Bella, Ext. 5801, 642-7446.
ner-up Another Round. Final game scores: 8-25, 16- The Cobbled Together team sewed up first place over
fication requirements. Must obtain and WINDOW AIR CONDITIONER – approx 5
maintain both the 2A-SW/GUI filtration 25, 25-23, 25-18, 29-27 (3-2). Pictured are: (stand- runner-up Volley of the Dolls. Final game scores: 25-
yrs old, avail immed, $35. Ext. 2389.
plant system operator certification and ing, from left) Sophia Marneris, Jean odin-McCabe, 21, 25-18, 25-16 (3-0). Pictured are: (standing, from
a 3A waste water treatment plant opera- Audio, Video & Computers King Wilson, Anette Meier, and Dina Tullo; (seated, left) gary Polonski, Rich Alles, and Anthony Mantone;
tor certificate. Energy & Utilities Division. from left) Biays Bowerman, Nick Capazzola Jr., and (seated, from left) Debbie Brodbar, Marissa Familette,
Apply to Job ID # 15462 AMPLIFIER – MTX 280 watts W/MTX
box, two 10” woofers, one not working, Michael Beatrice. and Sabine Kessler. Not pictured is Stephen Kelvas.
OPEN RECRUITMENT – Opportunities for two tweeters $50. Doris, 979-7043.
Lab employees and outside candidates.
APPLE IPOD NANO & ARMBAND – Pink,
STAFF SPECIALIST (A-6) – Bachelor’s 8GB, approx a year old. Ask. $90/both.
degree in a related business field or Ext. 7216, 445-4027 or email@example.com. MOTHER OF THE BRIDEGROOM GOWN Happenings PORT JEFFERSON – Two bdrm in lux. t/
equivalent experience, generally based – beaded, lace Oganaza, Google-Montage, house. Pool, tennis, fitness, laundry, on
APPLE MACBOOK – Mac OSx10.5.8, 2.4 style #14925, Cocoa, size 18, $225. 871-3533. NESCONSET FD FREE CONCERT – To-
on the basis of 2:1 (experience:college) premises. All utils incl, use of kit & l/r. Lge
GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 667 MHz, 2GB SDRAM, day, at Gazebo by old Nesconset Armory,
years, plus four years of related work POOL TABLE – $100; lg mirror w/wood bdrm/$800, regular/$600. 252-1256.
13” display, iWork ‘09, $725. Ext. 7570. Smithtown Blvd. for 75th Anniv. w/band
experience showing progressively more frame/$20, both gd cond; 375-7264. Rubix Kube 8/13, 7-10p. Sonya, Ext. 7226. ROCKY POINT – 1 bdrm, 2nd flr, priv
complex responsibilities in a substan- PHOTO & NEGATIVE SCANNING – www.
ROCKER - infant to toddler, $30; baby CLAMBAKE - for Polish American Ind. Club drwy, incl some util, no smkg/pets. $795/
tive and relevant administrative role pictureperfectscans.com. 928-6469.
changing table/$20; 0-7 yrs Girls’ cloth- of Port Jeff Sta, 9/5, 3-8pm, $40pp/$15 mo. 821-3287.
which provides evidence of the particular
TV RCA 19 – reliable, $20. Ext. 5886. ing $2/ea; helicopter/$5. 475-129. child, unlim. beer/soda, chicken/lobster, ROCKY POINT – 1 bdrm upper unit, kit,
knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary
to perform successfully the duties of the TICKETS – 2 for Swing concert at WHB- BBQ, entertainment. firstname.lastname@example.org. bath, l/r, balcy, quiet co-op comm, nr stores,
position. Additional education in fields
Sports, Hobbies & Pets PAC featuring Mark O’Conner and Frank lndry rm on prem, prkg, no smkg/pets, cac,
BICYCLE – Diamondback Junior Viper, REACTOR DIVISION REUNION – Aug 27,
specifically related to the position re- Vignola, Fri, Aug 6, $60/pr. Ext. 3884. incl gas/water. $1,150/mo. 806-5965.
silver 20” frame, gd cond, $30. Ext. 5225. 5:30 PM at Brookhaven Center. Contact
quirements may offset qualifying experi- TITANIC TABLE BOOK – w/beautiful pho- Bob Wayte at 286-2484 or Dan Oldham at ROCKY POINT – 1 sm bdrm, l/r, kit, d/r,
ence. Requires excellent written and oral LOOKING FOR A HORSE TO LEASE tographs, $25. Yvette, Ext. 5591. 281-5439 to RSVP. email@example.com. bath, pvt ent, close to bch and stores, no
communication skills, proficiency with – mostly for trail rides. (Sold my quarter pets. $900/mo. 821-8730.
TOY STORY POSTERS – 3/2’x3’ ea, 2/w
MicroSoft Office including Excel, Word, horse to move to LI.) Tasha, Ext. 8072.
Woody & Buzz Lightyear, and 1/w Jes-
Free SHIRLEY – 5 bdrm,1bath,eik,fam rm, new
PowerPoint and Outlook, and experience
with PeopleSoft. Extensive administra- MEN’S GOLF CLUBS – Conquest, new, sie/$10. Cheryl, Ext. 2272, 732-7634. HOSTAS – I have ten hostas of various paint/carpet, Move-n-cond, 10 min to
tive experience should include financial irons, woods, bag, missing 6 iron, make sizes. They are deer-trimmed, but will Lab, beach, nr LIRR/buses. NO Smoking/
offer. 291-2039. VASE - Lenox, 6”h/$10; Cookoo Clock, come back next year. You dig. Robin,
performance, contract administration, pets. $1,800/mo. 843-215-2581.
Authentic German w/dancing figures, 744-3902.
coordination of program funding, grant PAINTBALL GUN – Spyder Rodeo gun w/ needs repair/$100; Doris, 979-7043. YAPHANK – 1 bdrm apt, living area, spa-
preparation, and financial reporting. Will hopper, CO2 tank & carry case. Excl cond. RABBIT – hutch. Mike, Ext. 7410. cious kit, full bath, you pay cable/phone,
Mickey Mouse Ball-Vintage needs
assist in the overall management of the Ask $130. Paintballs, holster avail. 790-2205. no smkg/pets, 1st mo + 1 mo sec. $1,250/
air/$10; THERMOS/hot/cold push button
Medical Department’s administrative STAIRMASTER – Stepper exercise mach., spout, brand new/$10. Doris, 979-7043.
Wanted mo. Matt, 816-6424.
business activities including budgets, Bodyfit mdl BF-2864, all metal, new cond, POOL VACUUM – grd, used or new for
subcontracts, and grant preparations adjble, on-board cmputr, $75. Ext. 2913.
VW & AUDI REPAIR – Certifid VW tech reasonable price. Ext. 4056.
(DOE and other federal agencies). Will w/7 yrs dealer exper, all repairs, incl. oth- BAYPORT – Gt. S. Bay, F. L. Wright style flat-
track, organize and analyze detailed and TANDEM BICYCLE – $120/obo. Ext. 5886. er makes, maint to eng diag, 484-9888. UNWANTED DIAMOND JIGS – preferably roof house, .83 acr, v priv. 3 bdrm, 2 & half
complex information about activities with hook. Michelle, Ext. 4905. bath, den, lr/dr, kit, util. rm, screend prch, car-
THERMOS/hot/cold push button spout, YAMAHA UPRIGHT PIANO – perfect
pertinent to the work area, with regular brand new/$10. Doris, 979-7043. port. Pssve solar, heat in flrs. 617-332-6264.
contact within and outside the Labora-
cond, beautiful sound, v/ attractive case, lost & Found MASTIC BEACH – Ranch, 6 rms, 3 bdrm,
TREADMILL – prof. cardio rehab, plus Quin- Stony Brook. Lorraine, 689-7326.
tory. Medical Department. Apply to Job WATER BOTTLE – White Sayville Running newly renov, eik, l/r, d/r, new bath, full bsmt,
ton Club Track 3.0, like new, hardly used, Co bottle w/blue top, left at corner Fifth
deliverd, installd, $1100. Howard, Ext. 3198. yard & garage Sales Av/First St on 7/31. firstname.lastname@example.org.
big yard/fenced, nr schools, only 10 mi to
EAST MORICHES – Sat, 8/14, rain date 8/15, Lab. $199,900. Ext. 7472 or email@example.com.
Motor Vehicles Tools, House & garden 9a-3p, 43 Chapman Blvd, 1/4 mi fr Pine St, For Rent WEST ISLIP – 3 bdrm ranch, 2 remodeled
03 BMW 325XI – 152K mi. silver 4dr se- AUTOMATIC GATE LATCH – 2, brand new, uprt piano, boys bdrm furn, a/c, books, baths, f/p, fdr, 1/2 fin bsmt, 2car gar, ex.
dan, a/t, a/c, heated seats, am/fm/cd gd clothes, DVDs, hsewares. 878-9592. MANORVILLE – 8 mins to Lab, new clean workshop, refin kit, b/fast area, oak cath ceil-
steel, silver color, installation screws incl, bright bsmt apt on peaceful horse farm,
cond. $7,000 neg. Ext. 3811, 678-2055. $5/both. Paul, Ext. 2899 or firstname.lastname@example.org. ings, 1/2 acre lot, $549,000 neg. 327-0106.
Car Pool non smkr, no pets, all util incl w/cable,
02 AUDI A4 – 112K mi. Blk/Blk 5spd man, PLUSH WALL DECOR – Little Dress, for baby, HBO. $1,000/mo. Gina, 767-4972. YAPHANK – mint Col. in cul-de-sac, 0.92
1.8T Quatro excel cond. $6,500 neg. WESTBURY/PLAINVIEW – Established 3- acre, SCSD, 3 bdrm, 1.5 baths, family d/r,
little girl’s rm, series of 3, w/decor bed pillow, MASTIC – huge 1 bdrm apt, patio over-
Mike, Ext. 7410 or email@example.com. Person car pool looking for 4th Person. l/r, eik, hrdwd flrs, part fin bsmt. $370,000
floral, like new, ask/$10. firstname.lastname@example.org. looking water, full kit & bath, l/r, incl all,
8-4:30. Ron, Ext. 6068. neg. Robert, 516-639-3732.
01 FORD TAURUS SES – 157 mi. Lthr buck- POWER BLOWER – Craftsman 2 spd elec ideal for 1 person, no smkg/pets. $1,150/
ets, 6cyl, spoiler, all pwr, a/c, MP3, AUX input, WARTBURG, TN – Two 5-acre lots, 29 & 30,
new tires, stereo. $3,500 neg. Ext. 4039.
pwr gd cond $30. Lloyd, Ext. 5225. Community Involvement mo neg. Sally 281-6780.
White Creek Acres, gated comm, Morgan
RAFFLE: 46” LCD TV – and surround MEDFORD – 2 bdrm, grnd lvl apt, eik w/new Cnty, Knoxville, mtn views, runs into Obed
01 CONTINENTAL CARGO TRAILER Miscellaneous sound system to benefit family of a fire- appl, 15x10 bdrm, 20x25 l/r, f/p, lg bath/ wild, scenic river. $110,000 neg. 821-1271.
– 6X12, encl side dr, rear Tailgate. $3,000. CAR ROOF STORAGE – holds sev.sets of fighter who was critically injured in a car closets, heat/water/cable incl, sep elect, pvt
979-7043. skis, etc, $20; Nordic Track, $25; Cardio accident. Tickets are $10 ea. Ext. 3505. ent/use of yd. $1,400/mo. 347-901-1468. on-Site Service Station
98 MERCURY NAVIGATOR – clean body mach/push/pull, $15, email@example.com. RAFFLE FOR 2010 JEEP LIBERTY – by NORTH PATCHOGUE – rooms in elegant, The roads are now cleared around the on-
runs, high mi, salvage. $1,500. 979-7043. EXTERMINATOR EQUIPMENT – Prof Dust- Greenlawn Fire Department at fireman’s fair. clean house, safe n’hood, furniture, utils, site service station: no more detours! It’s a
98 GOLF MANUAL – 0 mi. 4 dr, runs well, er kit & bee suit avail for rent, Duster kit ex- Tickets are $1 ea or 7 for $5. Raffle on Labor share kit & bath, parking, sep ent, avail, convenient place to get gas or have repairs
looks fair, b/o. $1,300. 954-632-4015. tends 20’, for any bugs. Paul, Ext. 2899. Day or rain date (9/11). Jon, Ext. 4276. min 3 mos. $500/mo neg. 447-0036. done while you are at work. Ext. 4034.
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